making goes back hand in hand to the early history of calligraphy to thousands of years back.
"Finding herself entangled in a love triangle," says the wall text, "she nervously faces her inkstone
and brush as she considers how to reply." (People love to complain about wall labels, but sometimes they are pure poetry.)
One side of it consists of the Times Square shopping mall and office towers a where Inkstone
is based, as a matter of fact.
Of course, many bottles of liquid ink were used, as it would have taken months to grind ink sticks in a traditional way on an inkstone
to get that amount of ink.
, Abacus, and Goldthread were all launched in February, March and June this year, and are all online verticals that took on average six months to build.
Brush, ink, paper, inkstone
, and calligrapher form an assemblage that wills singularity.
The scholar's "four treasures" - ink, inkstone
, calligraphy brush, and paper - set him aside from the common tradesman.
He creates cartoons using ink and inkstone
on rice paper, and also remarks on social issues through photography and documentaries.
While her more advanced age and precarious class status placed her in a marginalized position in the court, Shonagon had time and the economic security needed to hone her creative pursuits, her patron and eventual friend and fellow poetess Empress Teishi even providing her with inkstone
and paper, gifts that translator Meredith McKinney identifies as "precious" (2006, xix, 19, 255).
Now available on the online product resource IMaestri, Neutra's Inkstone
bathtub is carved from a unique block of stone.
Around paper, ink, brush, inkstone
, calligraphy, and painting were presented to emphasize the achievement of ancient China in culture and the arts.
A 19th-century album leaf shows two women at a writing table with a bamboo brush pot, inkstone
, water dropper with tiny spoon, paper and brushes.